Carbon Tax

Economist Stand Up Comedian
7:02 am
Tue September 3, 2013

What’s Funny About A Tax On Fossil Fuels? Why Not Ask A Stand Up Economist?

Yoram Bauman calls himself the world’s first and only stand up economist. He’s also advocating for a carbon tax in Washington State through an organization he founded called Carbon Washington. The tax would be modeled after the one British Columbia put into effect several years ago. Companies there pay a price per ton of CO2 that they emit.

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Climate Change
4:54 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Governor Inslee: "No Immediate Plans" For A Price On Carbon Emissions

Governor Jay Inslee made one of his first public appearances since his inauguration at a breakfast for the Capitol Land Trust in Olympia on Tuesday. Several hundred people gathered for the conservation group’s annual breakfast.

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Carbon Tax
5:43 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Taxing Carbon To Pay For Transportation Infrastructure

Keeping up with transportation infrastructure isn’t cheap. The Washington State Transportation Commission estimates that in the next 20 years around $200 billion needs to be put towards the maintenance of roads, ferries and more.

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